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How do We Know the Callers of Misguidance on Social Media? – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Question: How do we know the callers to misguidance in this time period who promote fitnah, especially on social media sites? Answer: “First thing: it is necessary that we know from where did they study? Where did they take knowledge from? Second: You should know what their methodology is which they tread and who do they follow? Who do they…

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The Ruling on Horoscope Personality Tests and Visiting Websites that Offer Them – Shaikh Salih al-Fawzan

Question: Reading horoscopes has spread among the young men and women in order to know their personality in accordance to the month which they were born in. Likewise, some websites have been established which pose questions. After answering the questions, it will produce a result, in which is the personality of the one who answered the question in accordance to their…

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The Ruling on Taking Knowledge From One who is Not Upon the Correct Methodology – Shaikh Zaid ibn Muhammad al-Madkhali

Question: A questioner from Maghrib says: Can we study the science of Hadith with a Shaikh, even if he does not have the correct methodology? Answer: “No, the one who is upon other than the correct methodology will misguide the people. So how is the sciences of the Legislation studied with him and he is upon other than the correct methodology?…

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The Ruling on Taking a Cellphone to the Washroom Which Has the Entire Quran Recorded on it – Shaikh Zaid ibn Muhammad al-Madkhali

Question: Can [a person] enter the washroom with a cellphone which has the entire Quran recorded on it, either written or audio? Answer: “That which is in the cellphone, it is necessary for him to enter [the washroom] with it. There is no blame on him. Except if you find a brother who can guard it for you outside the place of relieving…

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Is there a Difference Between the Term Sunni and Salafi? – Shaikh Muhammad Ibn Hizaam

Question: Is there a difference between a Sunni and Salafi? Answer: “No,no there is no difference between them. A man who is upright upon the Book and Sunnah is called a Sunni due to him following the Sunnah of the Prophet (ﷺ) and following the path of the Prophet (ﷺ). فَعَلَيْكُمْ بِسُنَّتِي وَسُنَّةِ الْخُلَفَاءِ الرَّاشِدِينَ الْمَهْدِيينَ، عَضُّوا عَلَيْهَا بِالنَّوَاجِذِ So upon…

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The Ruling on Following the Funeral of a Disbeliever – Shaikhul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah and the Permanent Committee

Shaikhul Islaam Ibn Taymiyyah (may Allah have mercy upon him) was asked: Question: A group of Muslims are neighbors to Christians. Is it allowed for a Muslim to visit a Christian if he is sick? If he dies, can he follow his funeral? Is it there a sin for the one who does that from the Muslims or not? Answer: “Allah…

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